Brunch Tomorrow?  #‎TFIGuiltyPleasures

I’m starting  my weekend with the Toronto Fashion Incubator’s event tomorrow at The Drake Hotel. Post my 11am seating I’ve got an afternoon of GUILTY PLEASURES! A 90 minute massage followed by manicure and pedicure. I can’t WAIT! Deets on the TFI event below.


If you are looking for something fun to do tomorrow morning, this is it! If you’ll be there LMK 🙂

One of my guilty pleasures arrived yesterday, shoes from Nasty Gal! I just can’t hold myself back from ordering from there. I’ve got a jacket on it’s way too!


Happy Friday!



And just like that…we’re back to work.

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Oh hai. Back to work. It’s cold. Stress hits you like a ton of bricks the second you get back to this wIld city! We ran into a bunch of road closures trying to leave Collingwood and then there was a gunman on the loose in my work/home neighbourhood. Traffic was insane. Sean had a late meeting to get to. It’s amazing how a few days of relaxation can just evaporate witht the hustle and bustle of city life. I long for the days when I used to live in Australia and the beach + surf was my sanctuary.

In other news, I have a package from NastyGal (with shoes!) at the Postie and my new glasses from Warby Parker arrive today. Booked a 90 min massage + pedicure for Saturday morning so countdown to the weekend is on. I really hope Spring comes early this year, Winter has been a real B*TCH THIS YEAR! 🙂


P.S. Have some Valentines Day giveaways coming up next week for youuuuuuuuuuu! ♥



An Enchanted Party


This month was EmBot’s 6th birthday, and like any little girl she wanted a Hello Kitty party. I’m not very experienced in this type of thing (AT ALL) so when a friend told me his  friend  had a party supplies company, I was all ears! The lovely ladies at Enchanted Party put together a package of Hello Kitty party favours including plates, napkins, super kawaii hats, loot bags, and cutlery for me to contribute. It was my chance to shine! I dressed EmBot in a Hello Kitty dress (H&M) and all the kids all looked so cute in their party hats!

20140129-213520.jpg was started by mother and daughter team Sheryl and Tamara Murie. They wanted to make it easy for you to have the best parties for your kids and of course, wow your guests. Both ladies are Aussies living in Canada and experienced party planners with heaps of events under their belts. (Australians really know how to throw down so I have no doubt they can party!)



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  • .12 brightly colored scalloped edges plates 9” add a cute touch to your party table
  • .1 set of napkins 6”- let Hello Kitty help keep things clean
  • .12 cups -for an adorable Hello Kitty table
  • .8 lovely Hello Kitty loot bags … fill them with treats
  • . 24 pc matching cutlery set
  • .1 table covering in matching pink – Measures 54″ x 108″
  • . 6 pretty Hello Party hats for the little guests
  • .24 balloons
  • .1 set of candles

One thing I learned in this whole process is how hard it is to actually get the kids to sit still for photos! And not make silly faces!  Urghhh. EmBot had a Hello Kitty cake to match and before we knew it the kids were all hopped up on sugar and running around with their cute party hats.


Thank you Tamara at Enchanted Party for donating these supplies, they took the party next level! Visit to see all the goodies for your little super hero or princess .They have party dresses too!

In other news, I can’t believe I am blogging about something for KIDS!




I’ve spent the last 24 hours in our little chalet tucked away in the woods. Later this afternoon we checkin to our next destination, The Westin at Blue. Looking forward to skating on the pond later and swimming the heated outdoor pool. I love vacation! It’s been ages since I had a nice relaxing Ontario winter vacation.


We woke up to a whole bunch of fresh show. It’s quite cold and windy. Perfect weather to hibernate and enjoy the scenery. The only sound out here is my boots crunching in the snow with each step.






Happy #AustraliaDay!




No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.



* title is a quote by Hal Borland


Art is the proper task of life.

New iPhone skin w/ my face on it. Yellow collar shirt Matis by Lucian Matis, skull necklace Zara

* title is a quote from this guy 😉





Welcome to BMC Labs on the 4th floor at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Picked up my POD on Sunday. It’s red. I’m not sure why? Most are white. This whole Body Mind Change things is getting weirder and weirder. I’m not really sure what is going on anymore.

Heading back there next weekend for the ‘POD implantation’. I’m not even sure what that means either. The place is pretty neat though. Being part of the Cronenberg project is quite interesting.



3D Printers in the Lab








Turns out I’m a premiere host for POD Round 1. We’ll find out what that REALLY means on Feb. 6th! Until then…


Crazy. We’ll have to see what happens next! Remember, #PODLOVESYOU.



Positivity Tuesday! Yeah! Right Here!


Shake it out. Don’t let this weather get you down. Perk up that attitude and throw the bad one in the garbage. It’s heavy. Find a slice of sunshine and soak it up on your face. Wear sunscreen. Put on a smile and greet the world. This is your life, your movie, you are the director!  Is it is a comedy, a romance,  a documentary about success? YOU DECIDE.


Don't forget, the universe if listening.



Positivity baby! 



Monday Madness! Busy day ahead. Catching up on weekend ‘tings at the office. Blue hair don’t care. It’s cold but oh so sunny outside.  Just ate a poutine. Dinner w/ friends at the Four Seasons after work. Got back a bunch of photos from my shoot this weekend w/ Adrian Fiebig, squeee! Ordered new prescription glasses (finally after like 5 years). Have new GelaSkins en route for my laptop, iPhone, and iPad mini. Productivity is at an all time high!

Below is the July Talk album, been listening to it heaps lately. Love both their voices. Met the lovely blonde lead singer Leah Fay at the Kee to Bala this summer. They opened for Sam Roberts. Sean just worked on Sam Roberts new video too. We’re all so connected!

OK, that’s all for meow now!



Goodies for you from essence …and the Biebs!

Last summer I went to NY and visited the essence cosmetics office. I also met Justin Bieber w/ a bunch of beauty editors, nbd. On that trip I was given one of the matte lip colours as seen below and let me tell you, I have purchased several since then. It’s become my signature product. As a lover of red lips, this stuff is my staple. The best part, it’s under $5 at Shoppers! I’ve found the essence mascara to be a real steal too. I’ve been wearing it for months now.


I’ve got a couple gift packs of the most recent BIEBER Collection. This would make a great gift for a young lady Bieber fan or anyone really. Who doesn’t love gifts?

How To Win:

Leave a comment on this post and let me know how long YOU have been reading I’d love to know, even if it’s your first time! There are two prizes and I’ll pick a winner tomorrow and notify you Wednesday.

Thanks & have an awesome day!



The Weekend was Made for Lovers



Had a lovely sunday afternoon w/ Sean. Went to the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Had a nice lunch at the Dog & Bear on Queen. This is the “stop taking my photo” face. Ha, anyone who has dated a blogger just has to deal with certain things like taking their photo, having their photo taken, or holding their stuff. Love you for it though!


The tacos at Dog & Bear are sooooo good. The whole menu is splendid TBH.


Walked Otis, the much loved Italian Greyhound at the 1188 Studio. Sometimes I think a puppy would be ok to have but then I walk someone else’s dog and it dog slobbers on me, gets hair on my outfit, or goes to the bathroom on the floor and I take it all back. No dog for me. Deff no cats either!



Next weekend we head up North for 5 days of snow hills, spas, and our very own two bedroom suite at Blue Mountain. It’s a winter min-break just like Bridget and Marc Darcy! Except snowboarding and none of the other people lol. Can’t wait!

The Weekend was Made for Lovers,